Early Jewish Apocalypses: Daniel and 1 Enoch

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Examines earliest Jewish historical apocalypses, including Daniel, Apocalypse of Weeks, and Animal Apocalypse/Book of Dreams of 1 Epoch. Apocalypses will be situated within religious, social, and historical contexts of Antiochian persecution and Maccabean revolt and studied as literature of resistance. Primary texts studied in their original languages as well as ancient and modern translations. 3 units.